Cologne Bottle and Stopper in "Richelieu" Pattern

Object Name: 
Cologne Bottle and Stopper in "Richelieu" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Cologne Bottle and Stopper in "Richelieu" Pattern
Accession Number: 
98.4.140 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.1 cm; (a) Cologne Bottle H: 13.3 cm, Diam (max): 8.2 cm; (b) Stopper H: 9.5 cm, Diam (max): 5.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1891-1895
Credit Line: 
Purchased in part with funds from the Gladys M. & Harry A. Snyder Memorial Trust
Primary Description: 
Cologne Bottle and Stopper in "Richelieu" Pattern. Colorless lead glass, silver; blown, cut, hand wrought. Cylindrical shape with flaring rim, cut and polished, body cut in a pattern of flutes on shoulder, a row of hexagons below shoulder and another above base, curving flutes around middle of body, multi-pointed sunburst on base. Globular stopper, completely covered with silver covered with raised flowers, except for colorless glass shank, ground and polished.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Richelieu
Provenance: 
Hampton, Robert, Source
1998-05-06
Category: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
K6803
inscription
Scratched (b) neck
Sterling
inscription
Stamped (b) neck
R
inscription
Scratched (a) inner part of rim
162
label
Affixed (a) neck circular gummed label
162
label
Affixed (b) shank rectangular gummed label
For Milady's Dressing Table: Scent Bottles & Accessories (2006-06) illustrated, p. 11; BIB# AI71266
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 52-53, no. 79; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 41 (1999) p. 194, no. 32; BIB# AI43981
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1998 (1999) p. 21, no. 8; BIB# AI95009